Category Archives: Culture

Enough is enough: Charlie Hebdo

  May I begin by saying that no insult for one’s own satisfaction is honourable, but then neither is killing by way of taking revenge.  In the fifteen years since I founded the World Religions Photo Library, I never received … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Media, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Memories of Egypt: a photo-essay

The British travel agent Thomas Cook escorted the first ever tour to Egypt back in 1869. From that cautious beginning, international tourism was born. Places such as Giza and Luxor soon became household names. In 1922, the renowned archaeologist Howard … Continue reading

Posted in Comment, Culture, Food, General, Media, Memoir, Religion, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments